Update: An update on DMCA notifications. PTI reports that Google received four takedown requests from the Indian Premier League. I wouldn't call this censorship, though: straightforward, violation of copyright. Google also adds that data and removal requests in India and Brazil are high due to the popularity of Orkut. Just wondering: does Facebook get any such requests from India? April 21st, 2010: As a user, this would worry you: the Indian government made as many as 1061 requests for user information from Google over a six month period, from July 1st-December 31st 2009, the company has disclosed as a part of an initiative to provide greater transparency to users around Government requests. Google will update this data every six months. Of course, it isn't India alone in being publicly exposed by Google: it ranks number four in user information requests,…
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